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GP Costa degli Etruschi (1.1)

Winners, podium, distance, average speed

The Italian GP Costa degli Etruschi (also called GP Donorático), along with the French GP d'Ouverture are the first European bike races of the season. The GP Costa degli Etruschi (named for the area settled by the ancient Etruscans) is held in early February in Tuscany, on coastal roads south of Livorno. It is now also the Memorial Sauro Bettini after racing great Paolo Bettini's late brother.

Year

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Distance

Average Speed
km/hr

1996 Fabrizio Guidi Biagio Conte Marco Di Renzo    
1997 Biagio Conte
3hr 33min
Fabio Baldato
@ s.t.
Fabrizio Guidi
@ s.t.
157.5 km 44.366
1998 Mario Cipollini
3hr 48min
Nicola Minali
@ s.t.
Leon Van Bon
@ s.t.
159 km 41.842
1999 Endrio Leoni Mario Traversoni Massimo Strazzer    
2000 Mario Cipollini
4hr 5min
Endrio Leoni
@ s.t.
Mauro Zinetti
@ s.t.
171 km 41.878
2001 Fabio Sacchi
4hr 2min
Gabriele Balducci
@ s.t.
Vladimir Douma
@ s.t.
171.6 km 42.545
2002 Yuriy Metlushenko
4hr 6min
Mario Manzoni
@ s.t.
Guido Trenti
@ s.t.
171 km 41.707
2003 Jaan Kirsipuu
4hr 50min
Fred Rodriguez
@ s.t.
Werner Riebenbauer
@ s.t.
192 km 39.724
2004 Yuriy Metlushenko
4hr 58min 40sec
Andrus Aug
@ s.t.
Crescenzo D'Amore
@ s.t.
197 km 39.636
2005 Alessandro Petacchi
5hr 19min 24sec
Luciano Pagliarini
@ s.t.
Francesco Chicchi
@ s.t.
193 km 36.255
2006 Alessandro Petacchi
4hr 39min 40sec
Daniele Bennati
@ s.t.
Danilo Napolitano
@ s.t.
193 km 41.381
2007 Alessandro Petacchi
4hr 38min
Gabriele Balducci
@ s.t.
Daniele Bennati
@ s.t.
193 km 41.655
2008 Gabriele Balducci
Alessandro Pettachi was first but DQ'd
4hr 50min 10sec
Francesco Chicchi
@ s.t.
Danilo Napolitano
@ s.t.
193 km 39.908
2009 Alessandro Petacchi
4hr 44min 34sec
Jacopo Guarnieri
@ s.t.
Robert Hunter
@ s.t.
193 km 40.639
2010 Alessandro Petacchi
4hr 53min 0sec
Alberto Loddo
@ s.t.
Fabio Sabatini
@ s.t.
193 km 39.522
2011 Elia Viviani
4hr 35min 35sec
Roberto Ferrari
@ s.t.
Elia Favilli
@ s.t.
186.1 km 40.518
2012 Elia Viviani
4hr 25min 0sec
Sacha Modolo
@ s.t.
Filippo Baggio
@ s.t.
169 km 38.264
2013 Michele Scarponi
4hr 30min 51sec
Diego Ulissi
@ 4sec
Filippo Pozzato
s.t.
190.3 km 42.156 km/hr
2014 Simone Ponzi
4hr 27min 27sec
Mauro Finetto
@ 8sec
Andrea Pasqualon
@ s.t.
190.6 km 43.244
2015 Manuel Belletti
4hr 29min 28sec
Davide Vigano
@ s.t.
Niccolo Bonifazio
@ s.t.
190.6 km 42.439 km/hr
2016 Grega Bole
4hr 40min 36sec
Francesco Gavazzi
@ s.t.
Diego Ulissi
@ s.t.
190.6 km 40.760 km/hr
2017 Diego Ulissi
4hr 32min 24sec
Manuel Belletti
@ 14sec
Francesco Gavazzi
@ s.t.
190.6 km 41.982 km/hr